Oct 31, 2012 9:00am PDT
bureaus or that type of thing, like just more governance rather than role. >> during president clinton's term as you know, you may recall, vice president gore was in charge of the we invent government initiative. >> jon: what is that name again? i was making a joke. (laughter) >> okay. maybe i missed that. >> jon: no, you got it i think you got it. >> but under president obama, everything is-- almost everything that can be subjected to scrutiny and review has been. and the statistics will show that there wasn't a growth of regulation during president obama. there has been a reduction. but this is about the election and what goes forward. >> jon: for you it is more philosophical this time t this is a big philosophical election. >> when i say-- all of our names are on the ballot but that is so unimportant, even democratic and republican. what is important is that we save medicare, the republicans want to sever the medicare guarantee, end it as a guarantee for seniors. that to me is the most important thing that is on the ballot when you think of the impact it has on seniors and their famil
Oct 29, 2012 10:00am PDT
will open for obama? >> i want to see hillary clinton. >> if al gore shows up today, i'm going to lose my [bleeped] mind. >> what are you hoping to hear today? >> oh, my god. i see him. i see him. oh, my god! [screaming] oh, my god! >> oh, no, it's just a guy in a plaid shirt. >> i blew it. i'm sorry. i'm very excited. >> sorry. what were you saying? all these chumps had the wait in line, but we scored some v.i.p. passes. i couldn't wait to hear scarlet, will i am. >> hi. >> can you tell me where the v.i.p. section is? >> v.i.p. section? >> as the opening act droned on, we got ready for the main event with a homemade brownie we bought from a man under a bridge. finally, the show began. that old feeling started to come back. >> we can't let that happen. keep moving forward with policies that have been getting us out of this mess. >> i can't believe it. >> where has this guy been for the last four years? >> that's why i'm running for a second term as president. >> oh, my god i can feel his words. >> and that was it. the tour was over. it was the last time anyone would see the presid
Oct 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
both parties are. >> stephen: now we have a surplus when bill clinton left office. >> uh-huh. >> stephen: and were george w. bush's director of management and budget. who came in and chloroformed you and stole all the money? (cheers and applause) >> well, the answer is the dotcom bubble broke and the money people thought was coming did not show up. wouldn't have mattered if you were president, stephen, which maybe you will be one day. >> stephen: i thought about it. >> i know. >> stephen: now you have got this book here. people, governors who release books are often testing the waters for the presidency. are you thinking about jumping in? there are 12 days left. that's longer than the entire tim pawlenty campaign. >> i wrote the book in lew, actually, of running for president myself. i was just trying to contribute a few thoughts without-- without taking that on. >> stephen: you know what this book reminded me of? >> i'm afraid to ask, but what. (laughter) >> stephen: reminds me of my book, america again. saving america, america again. rebecome the greatness we never weren't.